The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 116 93 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Lync 22 51 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 2.18% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 10.10% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 12
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
354 505 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.87% 21.63% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 292 389 352
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
4 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Migration
7 9 (25.00%) SCOM
7 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (22.22%) MS Office
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.22%) SCCM
8 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (22.22%) Office 365
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.67%) LAN
10 6 (16.67%) VoIP
10 6 (16.67%) WAN
10 6 (16.67%) Citrix
10 6 (16.67%) Symantec
10 6 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (13.89%) SAN
11 5 (13.89%) Lotus
11 5 (13.89%) IBM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (13.89%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (2.78%) CMS
10 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) VoIP
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) Wireless
4 3 (8.33%) Ethereal
4 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (5.56%) OSPF
5 2 (5.56%) BGP
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) IPv4
5 2 (5.56%) IPv6
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) CGI
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (5.56%) MCTS
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) CCDA
7 1 (2.78%) CCDP
7 1 (2.78%) CCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCSE
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.78%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCOM
2 8 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Symantec
4 5 (13.89%) Lotus
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Mitel
5 4 (11.11%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 3 (8.33%) Aruba
6 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) IronPort
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago